Hulu Will Be Showcasing ‘The Black History’ Content Permanently
Hulu, the streaming giant, has decided to showcase it’s ‘Black History Month’ shows permanently. Hulu, recently, replied to a fan’s request that it will not stop streaming the Black history shows beyond February.
— hulu (@hulu) February 19, 2019
Hulu Has Set Up A Full Tab For Its Black History Show Streaming
February is almost ready to bid goodbye to 2019, and so the Black History Month. But What! The streaming giant is not in any mood to say goodbye to this black history honoring period.
The streaming service has, in fact, boldly posted on its site,
All February long – and beyond – Hulu will be honoring Black artists, voices, and culture.”
‘Around The Way’, Hulu’s Original Black Stories
The Netflix competitor has recently telecasted Around the Way, a three-part series featuring some black voices in Los Angeles, Atlanta and New York, The storytellers, however, include the mayor of Compton Aja Brown, musician Jermaine Dupri, and Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia.
3 cities. 3 stories. In our latest episode of Around the Way, we travel west to explore the Black experience in Los Angeles. Featuring @osopepatrisse @ajalbrown @vincestaples @jabari and @kofi: https://t.co/jG8ylJlwPK #BlackStories pic.twitter.com/9xx4v9u3QY
— hulu (@hulu) February 16, 2019
Hulu is predominantly soaring up the black history hype via its ‘Celebrating Black Stories’ propaganda. This is, hence, become a focal point to showcase Hulu’s affiliation with Black Americans. According to an official Statement, “content celebrating black voices and themes on our platform, which will remain on the platform throughout the year”.
Who Else Is High On Black History Month
Although other big names like Instagram, Coca-cola, Twitter, Target and even Nike came forward to celebrate the Black history months via unique offers, still Hulu leads ahead by rolling out a red carpet for the year-long Black History Commemoration.
Hulu’s Marketing Strategy
Primarily, it seems that the streaming service is just dignifying its fan request to celebrate the black history for a whole year but now it smells some publicity stunt. The entertainment industry is, continuously, addressing the Black racist breeches. The streaming platform thus exploited this outrage and has gained black supporters to augment the viewership.
It perhaps strategically expanded the Black supporter’s content and instigates the public to raise the voice on race, history, and social discrimination. The streaming channel has, perfectly, arranged its Black History material into defined categories including, black creators, History, popular TV shows, and popular movies.
Some of the must-watch Black History supporting telecasts include the classic movie,Fences casting Viola Davis and Denzel Washington. Moreover, subscribers with the Showtime can stream weekly episodes of Black Monday. Besides, Black-ish and Atlanta display the classy African-American culture via perfectly produced tv series.
‘Hulu’, The Runner- Up In The Streaming Race
Apart from the balky criticism, it has reportedly become the second largest Live TV Streaming Service, drastically, beating its rivals, DIRECTV NOW & YouTube TV. According to valid reports, the streaming service presently has more than 1.59 million live TV subscribers.